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4 part series on Lightning Network Part 1: First the Rest then the West. 

Originally published at: https://dailyfintech.com/2021/07/06/4-part-series-on-lightning-network-part-1-first-the-rest-then-the-west/

Lightning Network matters; if Bitcoin is ever going to become money it needs massive scalability that will enable totally new types of transaction such as micropayments, real time payments and mobile money for the unbanked. Linear scaling is not enough. It must be the kind of non-linear scaling that powered the Internet – like 100x…